Garrigues launches office in Chile as part of LatAm expansion

Iberian firm Garrigues has continued its expansion across Latin America, bolting on Chilean firm Avendaño Merino. Avendaño Merino, which will now be known as Garrigues Chile, has a team of more than 20 lawyers. Five lawyers will become Garrigues partners; Oscar Ferrari, Luis Felipe Merino, José Miguel Rioseco, Luis Eduardo Correa and Rodrigo Fernández. The […]


‘Iberian giant’ Garrigues traces its history back to 1941, when two small law firms run by brothers Joaquín and Antonio Garrigues Díaz-Cañabate merged. Over the next 50 years the firm grew in size, launching a New York office in 1973 and a Brussels office the following decade. Garrigues was arguably the first Spanish law firm […]

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Garrigues eyes Chile and Argentina for LatAm expansion after Colombia merger

Spanish firm Garrigues has merged with local player DLP in Colombia, and has named Argentina and Chile as its next targets for expansion. Garrigues Latin America head Javier Ybañez said that the firm would add 15 fee earners and four partners to its Colombia office through the deal with local practice DLP, expanding the team […]

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